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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    A reputation for competence is vital — and to get it, you need to take every opportunity going.

    Music Business Oct 2016
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    Dan Daley

    Off The Record: Home Studios

    Music & Recording Industry News

    Studios often fall prey to the real-estate business — but for some people, they present a niche opportunity.

    Music Business Oct 2016
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    Sounding Off: Use Your Brain, Not Your Mouse

    Dave Stewart

    Mastering a little musical craft and applying your imagination will get you a lot further than fiddling around with plug-ins. Use your ears, not your eyes. Use your brain, not your mouse...

    People Oct 2016
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    Paul White with mics.

    Soft Options

    Leader

    When it comes to music software, there are now several payment models for acquiring it...

    People Sep 2016
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    Off The Record

    Off The Record: Convergence

    Music & Recording Industry News

    Just as music and technology have been converging, so have studios and the tech industry.

    Music Business Sep 2016
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    To get a job in the media you need to do a job. Specifically, you need to write a pitch that will blow the doors off.

    Music Business Sep 2016
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    Sounding Off: The Tools We Use

    Richard Norris

    Do the tools we use define the music we make?

    People Sep 2016
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    The Mix Review: September 2016

    Commercial Releases Analysed

    Christine And The Queens • Radiohead • Rick Astley • Classic Mix: T’Pau ‘China In Your Hand’ (1987)

    People Sep 2016
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    Paul White

    A Different Drum

    Leader

    Is it time to burn a few musical bridges, experiment with a more Eno-esque approach, and turn off the click track?

    People Aug 2016
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Persistence is a virtue every composer needs, but you can take it too far.

    Music Business Aug 2016
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    Off The Record: Live Music Producers

    Music & Recording Industry News

    As recording live shows gets cheaper and easier, the line between live-sound engineer and producer blurs.

    Music Business Aug 2016
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    Sounding Off: The Home Studio Conundrum

    Pete Dowsett

    There are two commodities that, if we don’t get in check, will massively affect the quality of recorded music: space and skills.

    People Aug 2016
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    The Mix Review: August 2016

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    More analysis of tracks from: Drake • The Steeldrivers • Fifth Harmony • Classic Mix: Prince & The New Power Generation ‘Sexy MF’ (1992)

    People Aug 2016
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    Paul White

    The World’s Gone Modular

    Leader

    SOS has been reviewing modular systems since the 1990s, but this month seems like the right time to embark on a regular column covering this ever-expanding, highly popular sector.

    People Jul 2016
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    The Very Best Of Prince album cover.

    Off The Record: Who Owns What?

    Music & Recording Industry News

    How can we expect people to value music when we don’t keep track of who owns it?

    Music Business Jul 2016
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Sometimes a make-or-break opportunity can make you and break you...

    Music Business Jul 2016
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    Sounding Off: Royalty Revolution!

    Pete Brazier

    The process for royalty collection is laborious, complex, and at times hostile to the artist. We need a royalty revolution!

    People Jul 2016
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    Music from: Zayn • Jonas Blue • Alan Walker • Kendrick Lamar and our Classic Mix is David Bowie's 'Starman'.

    People Jul 2016
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    Paul White

    Unsung Heroes

    Leader

    The sad death of Sir George Martin earlier this year got me thinking just how important producers are...

    People Jun 2016
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Every TV producer knows the value of a good ‘ssssccHHH PRRRgghhh’. How are you going to give them what they want?

    Music Business Jun 2016
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    Sounding Off: TB or not TB? That really is the question.

    Percy Rush

    Is it time that we retired our TRs and TBs and forced ourselves out of our comfort zones?

    People Jun 2016

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